For the last thirty five years Nutan has worked as an editorial photographer for most of the worlds photo-oriented magazines. He has lived wherever stories led him, travelling all over the world covering current affairs.

A member of RAPHO, the Paris photo-journalists agency which lists Robert Doisneau, Willy Ronis, Roland Michaud, Hans Sylvester, George Gerster, Sabine Weiss, and François Le Diascorn on its books.

A winner of a Pentax gold award in 1969 and the Benson & Hedges gold award in 1990, Nutan has published in National Geographic, Geo, Stern, Airone, Figaro, Time, Newsweek, Zeite, Sunday Review, Independent, Observer, Sunday Times Country Living among others.

Corporate clients include: Board Failte, Tourism Ireland, Aer Lingus, Duchas, OPW, Department of Architecture, Heritage and The Gaeltacht,Oilean,The Islands federation, TG4, Y.E.S orchestra, MIDI classical instruments, Comhaltas Ceoiltoìri Eireann, aso...

He has had, to date, 11 books of his work published and many of his images have been used by Irish and American musicians for their album covers.